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Carlos Arteaga Archives

Cancer progress report calls for added research support

Sep. 25, 2014—There are now approximately 14.5 million cancer survivors in the United States, thanks in large part to advances in cancer research and the development of new anti-cancer therapies.

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VICC investigators land Komen breast cancer research grants

Jul. 31, 2014—Two Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigators have received multi-year breast cancer research grants from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Breast Cancer Foundation.

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Faculty meeting highlights VUSM achievements

May. 29, 2014—Despite a challenging health care landscape, Vanderbilt University Medical Center continues to advance the highest-quality patient care, train the next generation of physician leaders and push forward the frontiers of biomedical science.

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VICC’s Arteaga assumes presidency of AACR

Apr. 17, 2014—Carlos L. Arteaga, M.D., professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology and Donna S. Hall Professor of Breast Cancer Research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), assumed the presidency of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) for 2014-2015 during the group’s annual meeting last week in San Diego.

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Vanderbilt celebrates 18 elected fellows of the AAAS

Nov. 25, 2013—Eighteen academic and administrative leaders at Vanderbilt University have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) this year.

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Breast SPORE lands NCI renewal

Nov. 7, 2013—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s Breast Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) has been awarded a third round of funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

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VICC debuts new Center for Cancer Targeted Therapies

Oct. 31, 2013—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center leaders formally dedicated the space for the new Center for Cancer Targeted Therapies (CCTT), located in the Infusion Center on the second floor of The Vanderbilt Clinic, at a special ribbon-cutting held during last week’s fall meeting of the Cancer Center’s Board of Overseers.

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Komen grants bolster breast cancer research

Aug. 15, 2013—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigators are receiving $1 million in breast cancer research grant funds from Susan G. Komen, the largest nonprofit foundation supporting breast cancer research.

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Arteaga to lead major new cancer research initiatives

May. 9, 2013—Carlos Arteaga, M.D., professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology, has been appointed to lead two newly created cancer research initiatives at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

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VU’s Arteaga to lead American Association for Cancer Research

Apr. 4, 2013—Carlos Arteaga, M.D., professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology at Vanderbilt, has been elected president-elect of the American Association for Cancer Research for 2013-2014.

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Breast cancer study explores therapy to slow recurrence

Mar. 21, 2013—Many patients with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) have recurrence of their disease after an initial response to chemotherapy because the cancer cells have become resistant to treatment. TNBC has a lower survival rate because of this pattern of resistance and there are no targeted agents to treat this form of breast cancer.

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Vanderbilt study finds diverse genetic alterations in triple-negative breast cancers

Dec. 7, 2012—Most triple-negative breast cancer patients who were treated with chemotherapy to shrink the tumor prior to surgery still had multiple genetic mutations in their tumor cells, according to a study by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) investigators.

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